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Do-or-die Chess. Chess on an 8-by-5 board. Three ranks have been removed. (8x5, Cells: 40) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on Thu, Dec 11, 2003 04:23 PM UTC:Good ★★★★
Pity about losing 'Queen on her colour', but one cannot have everything. One minor query: do Pawns have an initial double move should the destination of such a move become empty in the Pawn's lifetime?